FURE Scholarship

2024 FURE Scholarship Application

On behalf of the Board of Directors of The Foundation for Underwater Research and Education (FURE), I am pleased to announce that FURE Scholarships are available to deserving students and will be awarded in June 2024 to selected applicants. A minimum of one $1500 scholarship will be awarded to a qualified applicant.

Scholarship Details:

Purpose: To inspire students to delve into broad areas of underwater sciences, engineering and technologies, to encourage pursuit of academic studies and careers in the sciences and engineering, and to support the conduct of scientific, technical, engineering and math related exercises that enhances students’ knowledge.

Eligibility: Eligible students include individuals who are (1) graduating high school students or college students who have at least one more year before a degree is earned; (2) have displayed an interest in human-powered submarining and/or related activities; and (3) are pursuing degrees related to the marine sciences, engineering, or related fields at an accredited institution. This scholarship is intended to assist in postsecondary education expenses.

Award Evaluation and Criteria: Scholarship award criteria includes the applicant’s response to short essay questions, three letters of recommendation, and a summary of the applicant’s scholastic achievement, community involvement, and extra-curricular activities.

Completed applications must be submitted via email no later than April 30, 2024. 

If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Justin Chase at FURE.Scholarship@internationalsubmarineraces.org